Open to suggestions….

The current reading material is a novel loaned to me by Christopher’s father Paul.  Vindication is a novelized telling of the great feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft‘s life.  Paul recently read this novel for his book group.  He has a very good sense of what I enjoy reading and asked if I’d like to borrow it…

Memphis bound

Clear Creek Lavender is once again headed south to Memphis and the Pink Palace Festival. Earlier this evening I reread a post written while we were in Memphis last year.  While I haven’t practiced or perfected my southern drawl in the past year I am delighted to be going back to Memphis where being polite is natural and…

Riddle me this….

Why is that I can finish enormous complicated lace projects but I can’t finish a dang thing with sleeves?  var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”));var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview(); Second sock syndrome – not a problem.   Sleeves can stop a project dead in it’s tracks.…

A Hoopin' Good Evening!

Last night we took a few hours off from prepping for the next few lavender events and drove into Tulsa for dinner with my daughter Hillarey and her partner Lance.  Actually one of the bands Lance plays in was the evening’s feature entertainment at one of our favorite eateries, Elote in downtown Tulsa.  Lance is…

Spreadin' the News

There’s a lovely fiber contest over on the Fiber Farm blog. Fiber, buttons, pins, project bag…. How fun is that? To top it off they’re starting someone off with a herd of angora goats!! Check it out! I’m hoping my friend Lisa at Living Kitchen wins the goats!!! var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ?…

Knitter in the Mist

For several months now the well here on the farm has been misbehaving. Granted it’s over thirty years old and only about fifteen feet deep. For decades it has provided wonderful tasting water for drinking, clean water for cooking and bathing and even irrigation for our fields. Late yesterday afternoon I turned on the shower…